• Launch of Turkish Cancer Atlas

    The Cancer Atlas, 2nd Edition launched in Turkish

    The Turkish version of the Cancer Atlas, 2nd Edition was launched on Tuesday 17 November in Istanbul, Turkey, at the World Cancer Leaders' Summit an event bringing together over 250 participants.

    Key speakers at the launch event included Dr Suayib Yalcin, President of The Turkish Association for Cancer Research and Control (TACRC), Dr Guledal Boztas from the Ministry of Health, Turkey, Prof....

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    World leaders call for concerted efforts to halt the spiralling global cancer epidemic

    'Effective International Collaboration'

    18 November 2015 – Istanbul, Tukey: Today 250 leaders from government, UN agencies, academia, private sector and civil society are meeting at the 2015 World Cancer Leaders’ Summit (WCLS), organised...

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    Developing the next generation of cancer leaders

    Young leaders exemplify 'Effective international collaboration'

    UICC launched its Young Leaders Programme in conjunction with the 2015 World Cancer Leaders’ Summit, awarding eight individuals with the opportunity to attend the events in Istanbul, build networks...

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    Effective international collaboration central to 2015 UICC Partners’ Day

    Istanbul, Turkey, 17 November 2015 – As the important precursor to the 2015 World Cancer Leaders’ Summit, today’s UICC Partners’ Day showcased how central public-private partnerships are to the delivery of the post-2015 agenda’s health related goals.

    With the welcome support of Bupa, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Novartis Oncology and Roche, discussed were different areas where international collaboration can drive positive change in cancer...

  • NCDA Forum - Sharjah Declaration

    NCDA Forum 2015 : 'Sharjah Declaration' adopted

    More than 200 civil society representatives from six continents adopted the “Sharjah Declaration on NCDs: Civil Society United Towards 2030" yesterday, marking the end of the first-ever Global NCD Alliance Forum 2015, held in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE). 

    “No one sector alone will reverse the NCD epidemic, but working together we have the tremendous opportunity to chart a new course toward health and sustainable human development for a more equitable...

  • Cervical Cancer Action

    A Five-Year Initiative To Take Cervical Cancer Prevention To Scale

    A five-year global initiative to protect all women and girls from cervical cancer kicks off in London. Cervical Cancer Action (CCA) and its partners agree on a wide ranging commitments to bring cervical cancer prevention to the women who need it most.

    London, 4 November, 2015 — Cervical Cancer Action (CCA), a coalition of global health advocates, hosted leaders from governments in Africa, Latin American and Asia, along with representatives from...

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    2016 World Cancer Congress – Registrations are now open

    Register for the 2016 World Cancer Congress – Autumn Festival offer at €300

    Seize the opportunity to secure your 2016 WCC attendance at only €300, and save up to 60% on your registration fee during our Autumn Festival offer, running until 15 January 2016 – the standard rate...

  •  Confused about your cancer risk from eating meat?

    How to interpret IARC findings on red and processed meat as cancer risk factors

    Confused about your cancer risk from eating meat? Prof. Dallas English, Cancer Council Victoria, and Terry Slevin, Cancer Council WA, explain what figures really mean.

    By Prof. Dallas English and Terry Slevin In a recent report on processed meat and risk of bowel cancer, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) stated "Each 50 gram portion of...

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    Apply for a 6-months online Master Course

    Don't miss out on a unique capacity building opportunity aimed at Congress delegates who wish to strengthen their knowledge and skills in a specific area.

    Each course is purpose-built by internationally-recognised cancer control professionals to meet specific needs for continuing education of those engaged in cancer control from various disciplines,...

  • IARC Monographs on red meat

    IARC Monographs evaluate consumption of red meat and processed meat

    Lyon, France, 26 October 2015 – The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization, has evaluated the carcinogenicity of the consumption of red meat and processed meat.

    Red meat After thoroughly reviewing the accumulated scientific literature, a Working Group of 22 experts from 10 countries convened by the IARC Monographs Programme classified the consumption of red...